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Recent Little Traverse Lake property reviews

  • Excellent stay

    "Lovely home which accommodated our family nicely. Perfectly situated close to Glen Arbor and Leland. The large yard and sandy beach front was well used. The lake is very shallow and crystal clear just perfect for my grandchildren. We made good use of the kayaks, firepit and badmitton equipment. The kitchen was well equipped and dishwasher is always a bonus. Very comfortable furnishings - we felt right at home. There are many great attractions very close by. We all especially enjoyed the night sky. There was an endless number of stars in the sky which beautifully reflected off the placid lake. We made an excellent choice for our first family vacation!"
    Guest: Happy Mom Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
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  • Best place yet!

    "I have several friends who get together every year or two since grad school. We are all around 40, some with kids, others single or recently married. We all stayed at this cottage and had a wonderful time. We have stayed in New York City, North Carolina's outer banks, Vermont, and two places further south on Lake Michigan (near Saugatuck.) However, everyone agreed that this place was the best we had ever rented! We usually stay right on a big body of water, but it was really great to have a large in-land lake, as Lake Michigan was so cold this year. It is a short drive to multiple beaches (and of course the dunes!), but this summer it was too cold to swim in Lake Michigan. So, having the sandy bottomed inland lake was great. We also took advantage of the kayaks, paddle-board and sunfish, along with the indoor games of pool, ping-pong & Foosball. The house was in immaculate condition. Many of my friends commented that they thought that the house was too nice to rent out! There are beautiful hardwood floors, nice furniture, actual artwork, and a large custom kitchen that was well stocked with everything needed to cook large meals. Overall, we had a wonderful time and we would definitely rent this cottage again."
    Guest: David W. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 27, 2014
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  • Little Red Boathouse

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at LRB.Everything was exactly as described in the information we received. The owners provided us with all the detailed information we needed to make our stay stress free. The setting on Little Traverse Lake is beautiful and peaceful. The owners provided lots of information on things to do in the area, such as restaurants, trails, beaches, etc. The cottage is well stocked for cooking which we enjoyed doing. We enjoyed hiking , biking, and paddling in the area and were blessed with beautiful weather. If it had been bad weather, the owner has a supply of videos, games, and reading material. We enjoyed visiting Cherry Republic in near-by Glen Arbor."
    Guest: Jan Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: October 2, 2013
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  • 7 Perfect Days on Little Traverse Lake

    "This was our first trip to Little Traverse Lake and the Leelanau Peninsula. Our group was composed of three families including six adults and 8 children (between 5 and 10 yrs old) from Southern Michigan and Washington D.C. In short, the week was just perfect. The house was just as advertised on VRBO. Pictures were accurate and correctly portray the house and property. The house was clean and ready upon arrival with no issues. While we were at the listed capacity for the house, there was ample room for all of us to spread out and enjoy group or alone time. The kitchen was well appointed and had all the gear we needed for cooking. There was also a wine fridge in the mud room. Nice touch. The lake front property was perfect for our family and the kids. There is a small and somewhat sandy beachfront followed by probably 50 feet of water that is no more than 2 feet deep. Then the bottom drops off quickly to nearly 30 feet. The water was clean, clear, and 77 degrees. There is also a little dock (quite rickety really) that did not extend to deep water. There is also a swim platform about 50 feet further offshore for swimming and diving. The bottom by the dock was sandy with a little bit of squish but not too bad. We trailered our 25' bow rider boat up to the house and put it in on Little Traverse lake about a mile from the house -- a shallow put in but no real issues there. I moored the boat on the mooring buoy at the house next to the swim platform. I used a stern anchor to keep the boat from porpoising into the wind. The lake was great for tubing, skiing, and kneeboarding. We had the lake nearly to ourselves for the entire week. We also rented two kayaks for exploring and were glad we did. The owners were easy to work with and checked in with me a few times during the week. They were helpful and friendly. For activities away from the lake we headed to the big dunes of Sleeping Bear south of Glen Arbor and the beach on the Big Lake (Michigan) at Good Harbor Bay (also inside Sleeping Bear Dunes). The water was cool, but still nice -- crystal clear and nearly perfectly calm for the kids. We did a few dinners out in nearby Leeland (Fishtown) and Glen Arbor. Be sure not to skip the Cherry Republic store in Glen Arbor. The kids loved the Cherry Pit spitting contest! All in all everyone of us left Little Traverse Lake saying "Northern Michigan -- Who knew?" It was nothing short of amazing."
    Guest: blake p. Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: July 30, 2013
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Little Traverse Lake Travel Tips

Little Traverse Lake Vacation Rentals: Beauty in New Places

Cradled along Michigan's lower peninsula, with charming towns clinging to the curves and sunsets sprawling across the waves, is Little Traverse Lake. This shallow bay (its depths reach only 170 feet) may seem too picturesque, too simple, to enjoy. Its appearance seems to mark it more worthy for artwork than adventure. There are, however, many discoveries to be made here. And Little Traverse Lake vacation rentals will help you make them.

Little Traverse Lake Lodging: Let Yourself be Charmed

Nestled between the villages of Harbor Springs and Petoskey is where Northwest Michigan lake houses will bring you; this centered location will offer magnificent views, easy distance and easier comfort. Let Little Traverse Lake lodging provide you with an excess of rooms and style; and then let it provide you with a perfect beginning to your every happy journey. Circle the shores each morning, driving lazily to your many destinations. Let Bay Breeze Tours take you on old-fashioned trolley rides and walkabouts. Delight the kids with a trip to Pond Hill Farm, with its hay-rides and petting zoo. Skydive Harbor Springs takes you to the precipice of excitement with their daily jumps. Visit Northern Michigan Hardwoods for a one of a kind chance to witness a working lumber mill. Tours are available and recommended for any trip. And let Adventure Weekends give you the ultimate sports package, combining hiking, rafting, golfing and more. With Little Traverse Lake vacation rentals, you're always near something incredible.

Northwest Michigan Lake Houses: The Easy Choice

Whether you wish to spend your mornings resting on the coast or you prefer the wild thrills of river searching, Little Traverse Lake is certain to appeal. Don't discount its small size. Instead enjoy all the variety it brings. Choose adventure. Choose something new.

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